Multiple Sclerosis - Causes

The Multiple Challenges Of Multiple Sclerosis

As chronic diseases go, multiple sclerosis is one of the most difficult to predict, understand, and treat. Rarely are two cases alike, but therapies can help prevent relapses and worsening of many symptoms.

The Link Between Smoking and Brain Function

Sure, cigarettes can do damage to your heart and lungs. But did you know lighting up can take a toll on your mind as well?

What Causes Impotence in Men?

Thanks to TV ads erectile dysfunction is no longer under the covers. Still, misconceptions remain. Learn what causes impotence and ways to reduce your risk.

How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Treat Pain

Mind over matter: You've heard it so many times, it may seem meaningless. But new research shows how emotional therapy helps to make pain symptoms easier to bear.

Taking Care of the Caregiver

Chronic disease changes lives and not just for the patient. Sometimes, caregivers of patients with physically debilitating diseases like multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, and arthritis let their dedication stand in the way of taking care of themselves.

Autoimmune Diseases: Frequently Asked Questions

In people with autoimmune disease, the immune system malfunctions and the body mistakenly attacks its own cells, causing a host of symptoms.

The Link between Women, Migraines, and Multiple Sclerosis

According to a study presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 2010 Annual Meeting migraines are seen in women with multiple sclerosis (MS) more often than in women without. What's the link? Read on to find out.

The Link Between Weight and MS

Did you know that your teenager s weight today could affect her risk of getting multiple sclerosis (MS) later in life?

Common Fibromyalgia Misdiagnoses

Other illnesses have similar symptoms to fibromyalgia, which can lead to misdiagnosis and treatment. Learn how to tell the difference.

Early Warning Signs of Multiple Sclerosis

Could you have multiple sclerosis (MS)? Learn how to spot the most common symptoms.

Health Hero: Karen Calvert

After getting no answers from doctors about her severe pain, numbness, and tingling, Karen Calvert finally discovered the cause of her problems: multiple sclerosis. Learn about her courageous journey.
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